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Dec 17, 2012 1:00am EST
was interviewed at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia as part of book tv college series. .. >> guest: african-american communities involved gender as well as power, but beyond that, i don't know. >> host: well, professor hahn, what do -- going to the topic of the book, what do we know wrongly about slavery in the u.s.? >> guest: well, one of the issues that i try to deal with in the book is the process by which slavery ended, and the geographical reach of slavery. i think the view that tends to be handed down is by the 19th century, certainly, a country neatly divided between the so-called free states and the so-called slave state, and, of course, the civil war growing out of that conflict. my issue is not whether slavery's at the root of the civil war, which it certainly was, but what interested me was the relationship between the early emancipation of slaves in the northern states, and the later emancipation of slaves much larger in scale in the southern states. slavery was legal in all of the british colonies and all of north america at the end of the 18th century, and gradually,
Dec 15, 2012 8:00am PST
used back in the 19th century. and in some cases, some of the same pipes. grusheski: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engineers found that development along the waterfront was causing pollution. so their search led them to the nearby schuylkill river. philadelphia developed technolo
Dec 2, 2012 6:00pm EST
-brilliant uncirculated national park quarters. philadelphia and denver mint in the regular and 24 cake plaid version. clad version. >>host: i want to show you the case and please order early. you will seed thanks sell out so quickly. a lot of items will be out of here because of limited quantities. --you will check this out.this is the set of proof state quarters in the original packaging. why is that significant? >>guest: 3 crucial because it is just a quarter set. first time having them in several months. only 200 to go and i will show you to love them on a coin by coin basis are basically equal to $199. --two of them. >>host: will hold you to that. then coming up later, when i talked about to walk through history and time, this is it. >>guest: we brought this back and has not been an almost one year. it is a new sample basically.the last proofset for the prime time for the entire holiday season. i the proofset is a call thisgreatest holiday gift to give.last time it $999 and we sold through 250 like that. we have this $499 with just about 300. >>host: that is a sneak peek. just barely scratchi
Dec 16, 2012 1:00pm EST
at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia as part of book tv college series. >> university of pennsylvania history professor steven speed is the author of this book "the and political worlds of slavery and freedom." professor hahn before we get into the subject of the book what is this image on the front cover? >> that's a very good question coming and the answer is i have no idea. the editor and the press proposes it is a very eye-catching image. when i showed it to friends and colleagues to have no idea what it meant. it doesn't clearly relate to anything that took that's how they chose it. it's a really interesting photographs, and i think it speaks to complex connections within the african-american communities that involved gender as well as power but beyond that >> professor d8 going to the topic of the book what do we know about slavery in the u.s.? >> well, one of the issues i try to deal with in the book is the process by which slavery ended and the geographical reach of slavery. the view that tends to be handed down is by the 19th century certainly of the country neatly divided be
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Dec 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
and severe weather. >> you talk about the northeast, philadelphia and new york, new jersey and boston, at least six or seven major airports. what are we expecting for the northeast the next 24 to 48 hours? >> things do not look good across the northeast. heavy snow. we have live pictures from the northeast and here outside our offices in new york city, you can see the wet roadways. we do have snow coming down and it's a messy evening commute. for new york city itself, snowfall accumulations of an inch or two so not huge but that rain will come down tonight and also into tomorrow morning. the wind will be a huge concern in new york city, gusting to 60 miles an hour. interior portions of the northeast will get hit hard with snow. a foot across upstate new york, pennsylvania, you're under a winter storm warning. some could get upgraded to a blizzard warning if we continue to see the wind pick up overnight. most of new england as well, currently under a winter storm warning because of the same system that will produce the worst conditions overnight across the northeast and into your thurs
Dec 21, 2012 2:00am PST
to be this morning in mostly the big cities along i-95. right now winds 39 in philadelphia. 36 in scranton. you have to get in the 50-mile-per-hour range to get damaging winds. that will occur as the sun is coming up this morning around new york city, philadelphia, all of new jersey and then southern new england this afternoon. it's not pretty around chicago with winds at 40 and indianapolis at 40 and areas of snow out here. so it's a very windy day out there. not good for flying. a lot of airline delays. as far as the rain goes, the rain is in green, remember. heavy rain kicking up from philadelphia to new york city through the hudson valley, through scranton and binghamton, new york. that will be over the top of boston this afternoon. the back side of the storm has a lot of snow with it. areas in white. snowing hard in northern indiana through michigan. that snow will rotate through cleveland throughout the morning. very dangerous roads in cleveland as the colder air moves in. everything will be freezing. again, we're locked into the rain for the whole morning commute from philadelphia to new york
Dec 3, 2012 6:30pm PST
familianes en todo estados unidos, y en philadelphia se castiga con cÁrcel. >>> tengo 22 aÑos en el paÍs, desde el 90 jamÁs tuve problemas con la justicia, tenemos un record criminal limpio. >>> la madre de la pequeÑa dijo que no lo podÍa creer, ambos dicen que son inocentes, y pueden explicar su decisiÓn de matricular a su hija en pine road. >>> luego de una separaciÓn matrimonial, se mudaron aquÍ con su hija y la matriculÓ en la escuela, meses mÁs tarde se reconciliaron y se mudÓ con su esposo a philadelphia, pero la niÑa se quedÓ aquÍ matriculada en una escuela donde no le corpesrondÍa, y comenzaron los problemas legales. >>> fiollea estudio en el kinder desde junio del 2011 y marzo del 2012, se Ñijo que la familia se robÓ 1700 dolares en servicios, y se investigÓ a mÁs familias, pero solo se denunciÓ a la fiscalÍa a esta familia inmigrante. >>> son arcason Áreas que quier el hispano no entre, puedes contrar los afroamericanos e nispanos con el dedo de las manos. >>> el abogado de los garcÍa dijo que se trata de una buena familia, los defenderÁ hasta el final. >>
Dec 20, 2012 11:35pm PST
fanned out across one nation under the gun and deeply divided. philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. sergeant john hoyt works overnight. a shift that makes a reasonable man question how anyone could call this the city of brotherly love. and just moments into his night, it begins. >> right now, a man was just shot in the face. >> actually, it's just a boy. 17-year-old. shot during a robbery. riding along and bearing witness to this all too common ritual is our pierre thomas. >> reporter: this is a city that has 3,000 shootings per year. >> and more than 300 homicides so far in 2012. 85% involving guns. this is the story playing out in big cities across the nation. night after night. >> shot twice in the face, once in the back. they can't give us a definite. it's very serious. he's extremely critical and he's in the trauma bay and they're doing everything they can for him. >> sergeant hoyt knows his night is just beginning, and it would be the night of the sound of gunfire popping over and over and over again. meanwhile, in chicago, pete begins his overnight shift in the newsroom, waiting for police scan
Dec 2, 2012 5:00am PST
with black enterprise. >>> coming up, latoya smith goes to philadelphia in search of a true challenge. >> i hope to change one life. oh, hey mike. what are you up to? oh, just diagramming this accident with my state farm pocket agent app. you can also get a quote and pay your premium with this thing. i thought state farm didn't have all those apps? where did you hear that? the internet. and you believed it? yeah. they can't put anything on the internet that isn't true. where did you hear that? [ both the internet. oh look. here comes my date. i met him on the internet. he's a french model. uh, bonjour. [ male announcer state farm. more mobile than ever. get to a better state. >>> welcome back. latoya smith visited my hometown of philadelphia with a real challenge. >> here's the story of a woman who's scoring big points. maria battle is our slice of life. >> at the president of the ameri health foundation, she is creating programs to educate families. >> they take children from a long screening, from their bmi to all their testings they need. their blood pressure, height, weight. they take t
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am EST
goal gave new orleans the 34-31 victory. >>> in philadelphia, robert griffin iii was back after sitting out a week with a sprained right knee. he found santana moss for a touchdown as washington won its sixth in a row. 27-10. >>> with one week to play, the nfc playoff picture has atlanta, san francisco, green bay all in. the redskins host dallas next week to decide the nfc east. at the moment, seattle and minnesota hold the wild card. home field are still up for grabs. chicago, dallas, and the new york giants still holding on to some hope. in the efc, ben roethlisberger was intercepted by snaetd's reggie nelson who -- update's reggie nelson who returned the ball to the 45 yard line with only 14 seconds to play. on the next play, andy dalton found a.j. greene for another 21 yards. the bengals ended pittsburgh's playoff hopes when josh brown's 43-yard field goal locked it up for cincinnati with the 13-10 victory. >>> finally, the only thing left to decide in the afc is who will get a first round bye in the playoffs. if houston or denver lose, new england can move up with a win. baltimore
Dec 23, 2012 7:15pm EST
, the boston gazette. coincidently the next day the third newspapers started in philadelphia. circulation. the top 100 newspapers in america average circulation of approximately 200,000. at the time of the american revolution circulation was approximately 600. it sounds awfully low, but keep in mind these newspapers were also read aloud in private homes and so while subscribership recirculation might be low, actual readership is quite significant. distribution. we have internet. we have telephones -- and sorry, tv and radio today. back then distribution was done primarily through horse back in shape, commonly called talk about. today, news is instantaneous. its on demand. flip open your phone and have almost real-time music or fingertips. 200 plus years ago the news came up -- the news came weekly. i'm sorry, the news came weekly, so the timeline or you open up a newspaper was mr. matteo to several months old. a large part of that was just the amount of transit time but had to go in to how far news traveled to reach that printer. for instance, you might have news coming across the atlanti
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
of the day's games and dive into some of those playoff scenarios. let's begin in philadelphia where robert griffin, iii rocking that knee brace made his return, cleared to play, but to what extent would we see that explosiveness and elusiveness and frankly again the eagles would it even matter? rg3 getting warmed up early in this one from a chilly lincoln financial field in philadelphia, skins going for a sixth consecutive victory. 1st quarter eagles drive first, nick foles to jeremy maclin. foles frustrated a large majority of the day. late 1st quarter foles chased from behind by ryan kerrigan. he coughs it up. richard crawford scoops, one of two turnovers and one of five sacks. led to a kai forbath field goal. 2nd quarter griffin in more of a pocket qb role, hits pierre garcon for a 27-yard gain, his fifth straight gain of 65 yards or more receiving sets up a second forbath field goal. a third straight game with an interception for fletch. five on the season. a quick pass out to josh morgan in from 11-yard out from the touchdown, skins with the lead for -- 11 yards out from the touchdow
Dec 25, 2012 10:00pm PST
anything. (sirens) >> it's disgraceful what is going on in public education in philadelphia. in most large urban cities, 50% of the kids are dropping out. almost every large urban district is dysfunctional. philadelphia is at the highest level of dysfunction. there was a need to engage students. the normal curriculum is boring, and kids are disinterested. today what we are going to do, the first thing is we are going to move the gt over here. all right? ready-- one, two, three. so, the evx team is an afterschool program. we build and design hybrid and electric vehicles. we had success the very first year. the students won the local science fair which was a first for... for students from west philadelphia high school. from there, it just organically grew. >> here, put it over here. the mission of the evx team this year is to be serious competitors in the automotive x prize. the automotive x prize is a $10 million competition that's invited teams from around the world to develop viable vehicles that get over 100 miles per gallon. we're the only high school in the world that has thrown our ha
Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
? that's right. city of philadelphia says it's to help avoid a health crisis but is it just promoting sex? we'll talk to one of the people behind the plan. >>> and a dual storm danger the day after christmas the continued threat of tornadoes in the south, dozens spotted yesterday. >>> plus blizzard warnings to the north. the snow is already coming down hard in some spots. we are tracking the storms for you and that's next. [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi price rewind. as you can see, geico's customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmmm tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these g
Dec 9, 2012 1:00pm EST
of the university. this interview recorded at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia is part of book tv college series and it is about 20 minutes. >> well, you're watching book tv on c-span2. one of the things we like to do on book tv his visit college campuses. we can talk to professors who are also offers and a showcase of books that you may not know about of the lines. we are pleased to be at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia this week, and we are joined by the president of the university dementia is the co-author of this book, the spirit of compromise, white governing demands it and campaigning undermines it. president, are we a politically compromising nation? >> we were created in compromise. a lot of people think of the revolutionary war, which separated us from our mother country, but if you recall, i know you weren't there then, but if you recall it -- historically speaking our founding fathers crafted a compromise that created the constitution. they were as polarized as any set of americans who had been throughout our country and history. there were a pro and anti
Dec 2, 2012 1:30am EST
dollars in you will get 20 years, 40acts because the chair has philadelphia mint and memory, 68 and 69. [reading] you will get in here6 c13 me go here, 1976 and up and get into this at but how about to eisenhower dollars that you will happen here. i do think that this is a good opportunity for you to get those but those are about $15 a piece and if those are theal and this you get two of them carried it. fessof the eisenhower dollar these are janet bryant, uncirculated and that is the denver sets there is the philadelphia said, that is one year, just 1978 parry @ you get to. all of the philadelphia minted coins and you have 200 clients. this is in one of the most popular items we have ever sold3 $189. we have not sold this in some time. they're all on the original government packaging that is sent the queen sets that you will have here and you have all looked at and you do have the envelope that has philadelphia mint, denver here is i do think i have that one right here, just sequin right here, to c 68, it the problem is, i do not have many. that never sold as a police of this hundred
Dec 3, 2012 5:30am EST
: i live here in tampa but my family lives in philadelphia and their evil stands up there and all 5 teams, i play for at the cardinals, cheese fox everybody has the difference and that they love that i played for and i have to find something every year and a lot of the customers, they're buying multiple throws getting in sending out to people this is a great rapid, shipped its (...) you can get this up their doorstep you can have it gets into their house for that prices unbeatable for the size quality, what you are getting, how big it is indeed different multiple uses that you have with the throw, it is definitely of my great bargain. >>host: if there any he wears, if you do on the shore but throw, we would love to hear from you. where have you used it, the testimonial talk line is open. and give us a call now, you if you on the throw with love to hear your stories because we care rave reviews fromc13 customer's it anybody who is on the day do want to hear from you how does it feel does that wash it with love to hear from you. trust us lee said the kissimmee's is that the late tha
Dec 29, 2012 5:00am PST
i95, hasta 5 pulgadas, incluyendo philadelphia, nueva york, un poco más, pero no tan fuerte como la tormenta anterior, una tormenta muy débil, el corredor de la i95, philadelphia, hasta 5 pulgadas cerca de nueva york, más al norte un poco de viento en boston, pero pasa rápido, siguen las temperaturas frias, 38 en nueva york, una nevada que pasa bastante rápido, pero no va a tener mucho viento, temperaturas maximas de 38 a 40, la zona de los grandes lagos bastante frío, y el resto con temperaturas bastante heladas, el oeste del país, otra tormenta, lluvias para california, san francisco, los angeles en las próximas horas, en el día de mañana para ustedes en los angeles, sigo aquí con más de primer impacto. >> eduardo, muchas gracias y feliz fin de semana para ti, acá está ya iván casanseo con el conde de los deportes >> compartimos en la teletón >> y feliz día de los inocentes, ya me bautizaron, ya nos hicieron una broma >> pero fíjate, año nuevo, una esperanza para la liga mexicana >> los grandes para chivas, uno de los 2 que te gusten más. >> chivas me suena bien
Dec 21, 2012 7:00am PST
be at children's hospital of philadelphia. the girls' 2-year-old brother, owen, often turning the hospital hallways into his own play room. the girls facing daunting medical hurdles ahead. doctors decided it was time to separate the girls. they prepared, among other things, practicing on two dolls sewn together. >> it didn't look as cute as the girls. >> reporter: dr. holly headrich and a team of surgeons worked for seven agonizing hours. carefully separating the girls. and then, the moment, one became two. >> at the end, all of the surgeons came in and told us they were separate, the weight of the world was off of our shoulders. >> reporter: just two months later -- >> this is allison. she's the smaller, scrappier one. and amelia. she's a little bigger and laidback. but mom, doctors, everyone ag e agrees they're little fighters. allison is already home. and amelia will be joining her soon. two christmas blessings. for "good morning america," sharyn alfonsi, philadelphia. >> what a great story. >> so glad that surgery was a success. >>> time for the weather and sam champion. >> beautiful.
Dec 8, 2012 5:30pm PST
straight over their football rival. final from philadelphia 17-13. >>> speaking of philadelphia, the phillies acquired infielder and designated hitter michael young today from the rangers. he did struggle offensively and defensively in 2012 but he gets a change of scenery. in return the rangers get a reliever and a minor league pitcher. >>> did you know the 49ers have not won more than two straight games the entire season? well, they're going to look to avoid a two game losing streak tomorrow as they host miami right here on cbs 5. the offensive line will be without pro bowl tackle jake long who suffered an arm injury and is out for the season. you respect the 49er defensive front especially smith who attacked a lot of times. smith may be matched up against jonathan martin a rookie from stanford by the way. just five off the record set here by michael strahan in 2001. that's when brett favre took a drive for him. the other smith justin on the defense -- he's saying hey i'm pulmoing for my teammate -- pulling for my teammate al den smith. >> they're usually pretty good from the g
Dec 11, 2012 2:00am PST
showers with it. some are moving through philadelphia right now and a also down in south florida and we had the tornadoes pretty nasty down in areas of florida. now, as far as radar, you can see philadelphia, through new jersey. this will come through the next hour, hour and a half. and then through connecticut it should be all gone by 8:00 a.m. definitely cooler on the east coast. in the midwest, you definitely remain on the chilly side but everything should have a dry afternoon. the exception, again, lynn, florida, low 80s and dodging showers. still hard to feel bad for them. >> yeah, it is. thank so much. >>> bright lights over texas, colorado's rocky high, and, bill, who is hoarding all the donkey cheese. i've been asking that question all morning. i will tell you coming up. it's not me. it's not me. >>> plus, new government warnings, how governments may be collecting large amounts of data on your kids. you're watching "first look" on m s msnbc. [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and
Dec 4, 2012 5:00am PST
philadelphia to fort lauderdale when i was 15, and gave birth to my oldest daughter and was labeled a habitual runaway by judge mark speiser. over the next years, i struggled with my addiction, giving birth to a son and another daughter. finally, in my late thirties, i ended up homeless, living under bridges, and i finally started going to jail. it was jail that actually saved my life, because that is where i met broward county drug court judge marcia beach, who loved me until i could love myself. she placed me in the sheriff's 90-day in-custody treatment program. the time there helped save my life. the last 30 days of the 90 days i did something i had never done before in my entire life: i made a plan. today, i'm an intern for we are the world's largest recovery web site, with over 260,000 people worldwide sharing their experience, strength, and hope with each other, and it's powerful. today, i'd like to tell you that i'm an asset, not a liability. today, i'm a face and voice in and of recovery, and thank you for having me. (applause.) on behalf of the president of the united
Dec 27, 2012 5:00am EST
tracking into philadelphia. there could be some problems on the roads. the roads are still wet. view of the wider radar. it continues to move off the coast. heavy snow falling in upstate new york and into maine. temperatures are much better than what it could be. we are mostly above the freezing mark. 37 at the airport. we are close to the freezing mark. i would worry about the northern areas near the pennsylvania line for bloack ice. the gusts possibly up to 45 miles per hour today. that could possibly bring down some tree limbs. high temperatures will basically now.ver they are we drop down into the 20's tonight. things will be quiet on friday. another storm system is moving in. we could start out with snow and change over to rain. >> holiday blockbusters could make this year the most profitable on record for hollywood. strong christmas openings will help set movie studios in new record. they are expected to rake in over $10 billion in sales. you could pay for all the web surfing you do at the office in more ways than one. dynamic pricing. >> the more you look at an item online, th
Dec 7, 2012 11:30am PST
interesting for me was the fact that he was in philadelphia for a number of years. we know in the department of aging and adult services that philadelphia has one of the most interesting and creative network of services for older adults in the country. it is really accessible to older adults. some of the most creative work we have seen at around the country. dave is also on the board of several civic organizations including the challengers boys and girls club, and cure autism now. edave -- dave, take it away. >> and good morning, can you hear me? in the back, can you hear me? i can see you. good morning, and thank you very much. if no one told you this morning, you look good today. you really do look good. in fact, you look just like i thought you would look on tv. i thank god for the opportunity to be with you for this very important conference. this is big. this is important. one of the things that she did not tell you about me that a lot of people don't know, not that you have to care, i have a signed with a disability. my youngest child, i have three children. my oldest is 30 and i have
Dec 7, 2012 6:30am EST
will persist where we are dealing with an accident on philadelphia road if you are traveling on 95. traffic is starting to pick up from route 43 down to the beltway. as far as 695 is concerned. thiss is what it looks like at hartford road. everything is moving along. no problems up to towson. this is what the corner looks like. and green spring. traffic is starting to pick up on the outer loop as you make the drive to liberty road. you are looking at a 13 minute ride from 795 to 95. that's a look at your time saver traffic. over to you. >> and we're 15 minutes from away from 7:00. it was over the internet. a clip of how bad the streets can be. a tourist is beat robbed and strip. and one of the robbers will be in court to leash her fate. we have the story this morning. >> reporter: and see will be in it is the same place she was involved in the crime she is being sentenced for. >> and back in march. and the whole thing was videotaped and went viral on line. and a woman is seen beating the victim with a shoe. it show as man being beaten and robbed. people were so enraged here and they receive
Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm EST
in philadelphia won't even have to ask the nurse. they are installing condom dispensers. the centers for disease control and prevention reports a quarter of all hiv infections in philadelphia are inteenagers. something the deputy mayor says they need to fight. >> we believe our role is to ensure that has partners of parents, we provide what young people are going to do if they act responsibly in terms of sexual behavior. >> the condoms are free and we want to know what you think about this topic. would you want your teenager to have access to free condoms at school? leave your comments on >>> now, j. c. penny and avon could be headed for extinction? 24/7 wall street says soy. their prediction are based on things like sales and the company's financial health. customers abandoned penny's after they revamped themselves. for avon it's keeping up with the times. they are too slow to get into cosmetic sales online and now it is too late. other companies, things could go away be the end of the year, martha stewart living magazine and blackberry who hasn't done enough to keep up w
Dec 18, 2012 7:00pm EST
day for the ravens. they're home. you go up to philadelphia, mid- 40s for the redskins philadelphia game. monday, 50. christmas, 47, partly cloudy. >> yeah, man. >> wish i had a flake there, but i do not. >> things might change. who knows. >> we'll be back. >> i like your thinking. >> in the mailbag tonight the newtown massacre and the search for answers. craig says he wishes the solutions were simple. we need to get off our wallets and spend the money to keep our kids safe. at the schools, we need trained security personnel, siege resistant doors, limited access, evacuation procedures, gun control is delusional. protecting the schoolhouse is reality. but lavern says folks like craig, they're the ones who need the reality check. for the first time in our history, we're ready to tell that gun lobby that we've had enough. when nra spokesman hit the talk shows this week pleading let's not get too hasty, this time we're ready to do that. act quickly and hastily before the next round of shooters can claim more victims. this time when nra spokesman hide behind the second amendment, we'll
Dec 10, 2012 1:00am EST
and sciences, and other schools, we have 32,000 employees, the largest private employer in philadelphia, and we like to think of ourselves as ben franklin's university, a university which is elite, but not elitist, we're not an ivory tower. we really believe in integrating knowledge to socialize impact, and we are an economic engine of innovation for the cities, the region, for the country and world. >> host: by the way, is this the original location, where we are in the university center area? >> guest: we are in university city in west philadelphia. penn originally started in what was then a very small downtown city of philadelphia and ten moves to west philadelphia, and what we call university city which we have helped make into a very vibrant arts and culture and economic hub. >> host: here's the book. s conspiracy of compromise by governing demanding it, and campaigns underminds it. amy and dennis the co-authors. this is "booktv" on c-span 2. >> host: on your screen is a photograph taken in 1942, buffalo, new york, university of pennsylvania professor, what are we looking at? >> guest: at
Dec 9, 2012 11:15pm EST
to todays game with the philadelphia eagles, four minutes to go, eagles trail 21- 10. rookie nick foles steps up and hits clay harbor. philly down five. the game's final play folds as jeremy maclin sliding catch inbounds, game winning score. eagles win for the first time in 70 days. they help the redskins in the process, a 23-21 win as bucs fall to 6-7. >>> the seahawks hosting the cardinals hoping to solidify their wildcard standing. the cards would not offer much resistance. marshawn lynch breaks to the outside, 20 yards for the first of three touchdowns for lynch. seahawks up 10 -0. 2nd quarter now 24-0 and the seahawks punting to arizona's patrick peterson. he muffs that and the battle rattles around in the hands of malcomb smith for the score. seahawks hammer the cardinals 58-0. seattle is 6-5 at home. >>> it has been over a month since the redskins last lost a game. just what that means to some of the guys in the locker room that have been here the longest when nissan sports xtra continues. this holiday, share everything. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just r
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm EST
. was it enough to earn them another start next week? philadelphia? that and the latest on rg3 straight ahead at 5. gary. >> thank you, scott. >>> well, it looked like all day long it's going rain. is it going -- going to rain? we'll have a complete look at the forecast in just a bit. stay with us. we'll be back.  . >>> a mystery in northeast d.c. after a man in his 50s was found shot to death in fort lincoln park up the hill about 100-yards from thur god marshal elementary school. the police say a woman walking her dog discovered her body after 11:00 this morning. paul wagner joins us live from northeast with the story. paul. >> reporter: laura, many people living out here in fort lincoln view this neighborhood, this area as being very, very safe. in fact, d.c. police chief cathy lanier lives a few blocks from here. just down the street they opened a new costco and so the fact that a man was found shot to death in fort lincoln park just 100 yards from here, troubling news, indeed. on a day when school security was on the minds of so many, anyone curious enough would have been abl
Dec 23, 2012 6:30am EST
and wanted to get back at mr. jefferson. identify that it was true. visiting philadelphia one time i was wandering with my family through society hill, and became the house with a plaque that said this was the townhouse where the great polish patriot of the american revolution had lived, and was open as the museum. so we went into. right at the front there's a brochure entitled -- and jefferson. i did know that much of her relationship at all but i opened it up and i found to my surprise that he had written a will in which he left the jefferson $20,000 to free as many slaves, monticello slaves that money would buy. and to give them land and to give them livestock into pay for the transportation and education, transportation especially to someplace where they could live undisturbed as free people. and it's interesting, when this bit of information came out in the smithsonian magazine an excerpt from the book, a number of people said to me that they had never heard of it. and i said i never heard of it either until i stumbled across this in philadelphia. and a couple people have though
Dec 21, 2012 2:30am PST
imagine what the airports will be like once they open up this morning from philadelphia and new york city northwards. d.c. should be okay. as far as the snow goes, we start dealing with that. it's snowing pretty hard this morning. the kids will be excited in areas of indiana and southern ohio and the mountainous areas of west virginia and kentucky. and up in michigan, numerous areas of snow. as far as the big cities go with the heavy rain threat, with the strong gusty winds, from now until about 11:00 is when the strongest winds will be moving through philadelphia, new york city, newark and then up into connecticut. so we're going to get the damage winds and the worst of it from now until 11:00 a.m. then the rain will be gone and it will just be windy the rest of the afternoon. highest wind gusts toward louisville and indianapolis. we're waiting for the highest winds around the tri-state in new jersey, new york and connecticut. western new york will get some snow. that's mostly lake enhanced snow on the back side of this storm later on today into tonight. tomorrow, new york state throughw
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
to support the life and the growth of the city. philadelphia, throughout the 19th century, was the major industrial city of the united states. all of these industries used water from this system. and it served as a prototype for many american cities, including pittsburgh and new york. man: new york city went to philadelphia and said, "you know, we're thinking of developing a hudson river water supply -- what do you suggest we do?" and they said, "we've had "a lot of problems on the schuylkill. "don't go to the hudson river. go to the upland and work by gravity." and that's what new york city did. they first went to the hudson highlands, but 150 years later, it went to the delaware highlands. and really diverted the water that normally went to philadelphia to new york city. i don't think they anticipated that. narrator: the majority of new york city's drinking water comes from watersheds in upstate new york. a watershed is the area of land where water from rain or snow melt drains downhill into a body of water. mountains act as a funnel to feed rivers and lakes. and in this case, reservoi
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm EST
the philadelphia eagles. the team now just one game away from winning their first division title since 1999. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm jim rosenfield and robert griffin iii made his big return with that knee brace on. jason is here with more on the vakto victory. >> tornado watchesit was a much. the redskins held on for victory. the team still controls their own destiny for a post-season bid. the skins are on top of the nfc east division at six wins in a row and this team doesn't look to be slowing down anytime soon. robert griffin iii back under center for the skins and picking up right where he left off. second quarter action, eagles up 7-6. griffin with a swing pass to josh morgan. he would find the end zone. 11-yard touchdown. redskins take a 13-7 lead. third quarter now. skins up 20-13. griffin lofts this one to santana moss. he brings it in for the score. two touchdowns on the day for griffin. skins up 27-13. under ten seconds remaining now, nick foles buying some time, but he gets tracked down by bowen. foles gets rid of it, ruled intentional grounding, a ten second runoff and
Dec 1, 2012 4:00am PST
in suburban philadelphia to sell his solution. he said if congress does not extend the bush tax cuts for the middle class, everyone's taxes will go up january 1st. >> i'm assuming that doesn't sound too good to you. that's sort of like the lump of coal you get for christmas. that's a scrooge christmas. >> meanwhile house speaker john boehner says the latest proposal from the white house would cripple the economy. the plan calls for a boost in revenue by $1.6 trillion over the next decade. >> they want to have this extra spending that's actually greater than the amount they're willing to cut. i mean it's, it's -- not a serious proposal. so right now we're almost nowhere. >> >> mike viqueira joins us live from the white house. where is almost nowhere? >> it's inside the beltway and it's business as usual. it's also december 1st, alex, and we have exactly one month now to avert the fiscal cliff and avert what everybody agrees would be economic catastrophe. of course that combination of $500 billion, a half a trillion dollars in extra taxes for americans, about $2200 just next year alone
Dec 16, 2012 6:00pm EST
, philadelphia, charleston, and other ports. this was the original tea party movement. it was not patriotic. it was not pretty or glorious. the furry climaxed thursday, december 16th, 1773, just before kris christmas, and the dumping of a million dollars worth of british tea. the people who dumped them amounted to about six or seven dozen men, nobody knows exactly how many were there. it was dark. many disguised themselves as indians. ironically, the white colonist who slaughtered indians on site, disguised themselves as indians baa they regarded them as a symbol of freedom. this unleashed a social, political, and economic upheaval they would never again be able to control. the tea party provoked a reign of terror in boston and other american cities with american inflicting unimaginable bar bareties on each other. they dumped ships, boston staged a second tea party a few months after the first one. the mobs showed no dissent, burning homes of anyone they suspected of favoring british rule and sent their dreaded imitation of the inacquisition coach to the doors of citizens who dared voice su
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Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm EST
, three thro four hour delays at philadelphia. daniel baker is c.e.o. of what if there are a bunch of shut in airports in the northeast and these congress people need to get back to washington, d.c.? maybe for a vote. are they going to be able to? >> that's aig question and it's unknown. this is a big storm and it hasn't even had the full impact in d.c. and new york. and it's going t get a lot worse before it gets better. like you said, there's winds that are looking like 40, 50 miles an hour hitting new york soon and they're seeing tremendous delays. the good news is this isn't the kind of storm that leaves multiple feet of snow and blankets runways and ice. we don't see days and days of cancelingations lik past winter storms some of the delays that they're experiencing in the northeast are just a cascading delay from indianapolis, chicago, dallas. the brunt of the storm hasn't hit the northeast yet. >> chicago, newark, houon, but the effects are -- can be across the whole united states, right? >> that's right. it's going to hit aund the evening rushn new york
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